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  • Short Summary

    Poet Laureat John Masefield unveils a new figurehead for HMS Conway.

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    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    Various shots of dignitaries, including the Mayor of Liverpool (?) arriving at the dockside for the unveiling of a new figurehead for the old wooden walled battleship HMS Conway. The ship has been in dock for an overhaul and is used as a cadet training ship. Poet Laureate John Masefield makes a speech before a microphone and the figurehead is revealed. Brief shot of people in the crowd. General view of the ship in the dock.

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    Film ID:
    981.13
    Media URN:
    18018
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/09/1938
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:00:00 / 01:14:28:00
    Canister:
    38/74

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